“Informed sources say that the District Council of Carpenters and the Contractors Associations have tentatively agreed to a new five-year contract that calls for a 5 percent reduction in wage and benefits in the first year… after giving back a $2.13 contractual raise on January 1, 2011… The tentative agreement calls for an immediate $4.25 per hour giveback, on top of the $2.13 giveback, totaling 7.5 percent or $6.38 in wage reductions.” -- local157.blogspot.com
DEMAND MEMBER CONTRACT RATIFICATION!!!
A COST OF LIVING RAISE!!! UNION JOB SITES!!!
Negotiations have yet to be finalized. The District Council and Contractor
Associations have agreed to extend the terms and conditions of our previous
contracts until Friday, August 19… UNION CARPENTERS STAND UP NOW!
Rank-&-File Democracy, Not Dictatorship!!!
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I plan on attending the 3:30 pm Rally as well as camping out all day starting at 7am. Anyone that can spare some time please join me and we can discuss what we can do to change the current imposed silence on we rank and file members.